Senior Associate Attorney needed for Bethesda office Job in Bethesda, MD Near Me - 295364 |

Senior Associate Attorney needed for Bethesda office

Type Full-Time

Location Maryland - Bethesda

Job ID U7RQ295364

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 2 : Consumer and/or Business $$

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Firm Salary-Tend to Be on Lower End in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Family Law - General

2023-11-21 22:16:56

Bethesda office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a senior associate attorney with 4 years of experience practicing as a family law attorney (exclusive of clerking experience). The candidate will perform extensive case-related research into relevant laws to support our arguments and theories of cases. Will negotiate with opposing counsel on behalf of clients. Manage and work collaboratively with junior associates, paralegals, and law clerks, mentoring and providing teaching moments. Draft pleadings, correspondence, and agreements. Maintain client relationships by communicating (via email and telephone) often with clients and explaining complex legal proceedings and concepts to them. Keep clients informed of the status of their cases at all times. Communicate effectively, professionally, and responsibly with opposing counsel and court. Keep the office apprised of case status and deadlines. Organize online and paper files. Case status and task status are updated on Asana regularly. Ability to work on and organize multiple cases at the same time, managing smaller cases independently and serving as second chair on larger matters, supporting the Principals. Represent clients at Court hearings, mediation, conferences, and depositions. Involvement with trial proceedings; working with support staff in organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready/prepared when needed. Attend CLEs, Bar association events, business development, and networking functions with firm members and solo. Prepare blog posts and assist in writing and researching articles. Perform all other legal-related tasks as requested. Must have Admission to the Maryland Bar. Admission to the District of Columbia Bar is a plus. Demonstrated commitment to local Bar associations as an active participant and/or leader, a plus.

The candidate should embrace service-oriented problem-solving, taking the initiative to act quickly and decisively when a client experiences a problem that requires a prompt solution. Must possess the ability to understand that clients have different styles and needs and adapt accordingly. Exercise sound judgment, high integrity, trustworthiness, and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality needed. Should have a JD degree from an accredited law school.

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